Feather Hackles – Regimental Traditions

Feather Hackles – Regimental TraditionsFeather Hackles – Regimental Traditions. The hackle is a clipped feather plume that is attached to a military headdress. In the British Army and the armies of some Commonwealth countries, the hackle is worn by some infantry regiments, especially those designated as fusilier regiments and those with Scottish and Northern Irish origins. The colour of the hackle varies from regiment to regiment. The … Read More

Highlanders Regimental Pipers Sporran Project

Highlanders Regimental Pipers Sporran Project – A while ago we started to look at a project for an old client and fellow piper. He served in the Highlanders Pipes & Drums and having left the army continues to play and was looking for a sporran for No1 dress. The designed … Read More

Vintage Regimental Pipe Major Photo Gallery

Vintage Regimental Pipe Major Photo Gallery – Over the years we have studied the changing uniforms and in insignia of the regiments pipers and Pipe Majors. One of the best source is the vintage photographs and postcards of regimental Pipe Majors. We thought it would be good to share some … Read More